Franklin Carmichael - Member of the Group of Seven, Canadian Painters
Franklin Carmichael, of Canada's "Group of Seven". The Group of Seven are influenced by Impressionism, among others, but capture something powerful and archetypal about the mystical spirit of this land we call Canada.
How Comedian Steve Martin became a Champion for Lawren Harris - Sara Angel
by Sara Angel, Maclean's, February 26, 2014 WITH HIS AUSTERE, arresting and spiritually charged paintings of icebergs, lakes and mountains, Lawren Harris became famous for his iconic images of Canada and the leader of our most influential art movement, the Group of Seven. But this wasn’t the legacy he dreamed of. For the better part of his career, Harris wanted to move beyond landscapes to make his name with work that contributed to modern art movements beyond the nation’s border. Continue…